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Type 1 Hepatitis C

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hepatitis c a1

what does hepatitis c mean when they say you have a1 hepatitis c
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I think you mean "genotype 1". Hepatitis C comes in different "genotypes". They can all cause disease. However, some genotypes respond better to treatment than others. Read more »

Hepatitis c a1

I was just told my sister has Hepatitis c a1...what exacly is this ? is this fetal ? Read more »

hepatitis c GENO TYPE 1A

WHAT ARE THE PERCENT OF RECOVERY WHEN YOU HAVE THE TREATMENT Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Canada Approves Abbott Diagnostic Instrument, HIV-1 and Hepatitis C Tests

...Health Canada had approved the Abbott m2000, an automated molecular diagnostic instrument, and the Abbott RealTime HIV-1 and hepatitis C viral load tests. The tests were developed for use on the m2000 instrument, which is used to conduct genetic... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approval of NAT for Detection of HIV-2, HIV-1 Groups O and M, and Hepatitis B and C

...HIV-1 Group O, the MPX test simultaneously detects nucleic acid from the most common form of HIV, HIV-1 Group M, as well as the Hepatitis C Virus and the Hepatitis B Virus. The MPX test is designed for use with plasma specimens from human donors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S.: 1 in 12 Truckers Has Hepatitis C

...a 2004-2006 study of long-distance truckers in New Mexico, state Department of Health researchers found that 8.5 percent had hepatitis C, most likely due to IV drug use. Many did not know about their HCV infection, and most had not injected drugs... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Negative! 5 1/2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I tested negative today for HIV-1 and also for hepatitis C. This was 5 months, 2 weeks after the exposure. I think I'm finally done. My only concern is about HIV-2. Is this a legit Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »